September is Suicide Prevention Month, and the Defense Department is committed to the safety of each person in the military community. Suicide is a serious concern in military communities; service members and their families deal with a great number of stressors. Research shows that strong social connections and a sense of belonging can reduce the risk of suicide.

Learn about suicide risk factors, warning signs and common misconceptions: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/health-wellness/mental-health/suicide/suicide-awareness/?utm_campaign=mos-enews-sept2022&utm_content=html&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery